Search for dissertations about: "sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

  1. 1. Diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus. A study on medical risk indicators and treatment outcome

    Author : Monica Lövestam Adrian; Lund Oftalmologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ophtalmology; treatment outcome; risk-indicators; Type 1 diabetes; sight-threatening retinopathy; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication to diabetes mellitus and is still a major cause of impaired vision in the Western world. The aim of the present study was to identify medical risk factors influencing the development and progression of retinopathy in type 1 diabetic patients, and to investigate the effects of laser treatment on visual acuity and glare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Screening for diabetic retinopathy : Aspects of photographic methods

    Author : Gunvor von Wendt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Diabetic retinopathy; diabetic maculopathy; screening; retinal photography; photographic fields; grading scale; inter-observer agreement; inter-method agreement; monochromatic photography; retinal neovascularizations; sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy (DRP) is a major cause of acquired blindness and visual impairment among people of working age as well as those aged 65 years or more. About 3-4% of the population has diabetes mellitus, 35-65% of the diabetic patients have some type of DRP and 10-35% have sightthreatening retinopathy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clinical and Experimental Approach to the Benefits and Risks of Laser Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema

    Author : Poya T-Khani; Oftalmologi (Malmö); []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Diabetic macular edema; laser treatment; retinal pigment epithelium; ARPE-19; microarray; proteomics;

    Abstract : Diabetic retinopathy is an ophthalmic complication of diabetes that currently affects 93 million people worldwide. Diabetic macular edema is a subtype of diabetic retinopathy that is characterized by leaking blood vessels in the central part of the retina, and it is a major cause of vision loss in individuals with diabetes. READ MORE